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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Estrogen On Male Body

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Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Yes: Adipose cells, even in men, produce the enzyme aromatase, which can convert testosterone to estradiol, the predominant estrogen. ...Read more

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Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his gender preference?

Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his gender preference?

Highly doubtful: Interesting idea but I've never seen any evidence or rationale for why this should be so. Complex social and behavioral issues, such as gender preference and gender identity, are never as simple as a high level of this-or-that hormone! ...Read more

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Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his libido?

Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his libido?

Definitely: Normally, men have estrogen but if the levels are higher than normal (very rare without supplements or tumor), the libido can be depressed. ...Read more

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What can a male age 21 do to reduce/ get rid of facial/ body hair without laser hair removal and that is relatively inexpensive should I take estrogen? Or is there another solution

What can a male age 21 do to reduce/ get rid of facial/ body hair without laser hair removal and that is relatively inexpensive should I take estrogen? Or is there another solution

Hair removal: I would not recommend estrogen as there can be many undesired side effects. You could try using nair. There is a device called the nono but I have no experience with that. Laser hair removal is by far the best method and has become quite economical. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are estrogen effects on a male?

Many: Reduced libido, sperm, increased breasts, less aggressive personality, and threat of blood clots ...Read more

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What are the effects of estrogen tablets on a male?

What are the effects of estrogen tablets on a male?

Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia, aka abnormal growth of breast tissue is the likely result of using estrogen via any route on a male. Other changes may include loss of facial hair, weight gain, water retention, etc. Unless you are being treated by a doctor for an impending sex change surgery, this would be a bad choice of medication for most men. ...Read more

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Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Avoid Estr if man: Why take it. It can feminize you, decrease sperm, cause breast enlargement and reduce immunity. ...Read more

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Effects of high estrogen on body melanin level?

Effects of high estrogen on body melanin level?

Melanin: My understanding of the literature is that melanin may increase the color of your skin.

Estrogen should have nothing to do with it.

If I have missed your question please let me know. ...Read more

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What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

Not gender issues: High estrogen in men doesn't cause gender issues, but can increase risk of cardiovascular disease including stroke, heart attack, and peripheral vascular disease. Also it can cause gynecomastia, erectile dysfunction, and infertility. Gender identity does not rely on hormone levels alone. ...Read more

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What could be the effects of a male using estrogen cream?

What could be the effects of a male using estrogen cream?

Little: Probably little to none because the amount absorbed is likely low. But if we assume he uses alot of it, effects could be feminizing such as breast growth. I've not seen this studied specifically. ...Read more

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Do males have estrogen?

Yes: Men make estrogen as well as testosterone. But they make much more testosterone than estrogen, so the testosterone effects win out. ...Read more

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What does estrogen do in males?

Protects bone.: Although estrogen levels are lower in men than in women estrogen is important in protecting against bone loss in men as in women. ...Read more

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How does estrogen affect males?

How does estrogen affect males?

It doesn't: Estrogen is overwhelmed by the effects of testosterone in males and has no impact whatsoever. ...Read more

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What happens when men take estrogen?

What happens when men take estrogen?

At times: There are certain conditions that make estrogen actually a good thing to use for men. However, estrogen will undo/block testosterone activity in male cells/ tissues. Breast enlarge, testicles shrink, penis thins, and even mood changes. ...Read more

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How to lower estrogen level for men?

How to lower estrogen level for men?

Antioestrogen: I estrogen lowering compounds are not presently approved in genetic males however can be used under supervision of a physican who understands your medical history tamoxifen is a compound which blocks action at cell level compounds like anastrazole can stop from making oestrogens. ...Read more

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How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

Work up: Hi. Why is the man's estrogen high? This needs to be evaluated. It could be something serious (although not necessarily). Good luck! ...Read more

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What does a woman's body use estrogen for?

What does a woman's body use estrogen for?

Womanly traits: Estrogen is essential for the development of female sexual characteristics, such as wider hips, breasts, increased subcutaneous fat, and development of the eggs and thickening of the lining of the uterus to support a pregnancy. The change in estrogen and Progesterone levels each month determines ovulation and menses as well. ...Read more

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What does a woman's body use estrogen for?

What does a woman's body use estrogen for?

Lots!: Over 240 functions that we know of! I would suggest dr robert greene's book, "perfect balance.". ...Read more

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What does estrogen pills do to a female body?

What does estrogen pills do to a female body?

Estrogen increase: It would increase her estrogen level, and if dose is high enough or frequent enough, it could alter menses and even act as a contraceptive. If the person is post menopausal, it can prevent bone loss and restore vaginal lubrication and postpone hot flashes and nite sweats. Should only be done with medical supervision and advice. ...Read more

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How does one increase estrogen levels in their body?

Estrogen prescriptio: Pills, or creams, or patches or sprays see your gyn for an evaluation and blood work. ...Read more

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How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

By consuming: Or ingesting estrogenic compounds or medicines, and by using medicines that stimulate estrogen production. None of these things are done routinely though, because other than menopause, ovarian failure, and hypothalamic amenorrhea there are no reasons a woman needs extra estrogen. ...Read more

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How can I control certain estrogen levels in my body?

Odd question: Hi. For what purpose do you want to control certain estrogen levels? I hate to assume, but I'll guess you're a woman. There are 3 estrogens: estrone, estradiol (the main ovarian one), and estriol. Their control happens all on its own. Since I'm guessing at your intent, I'd say the easiest way to control would be to use birth control pills. ...Read more

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What is the best natural way to lower male estrogen l?

What is the best natural way to lower male estrogen l?

Depends on cause: Answer depends on why estrogen is high. Obesity and alcohol use will raise body's conversion of testosterone to estrogen. Certain tumors of testes, pituitary, and adrenal glands may raise estrogen, as can chronic thyroid, liver or kidney diseases. Medications (several psychiatriac, anti-fungal, glucocorticoid) and drugs (marijuana, anabolic steroids) can also raise estrogen. Find out why first. ...Read more

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What is normal estrogen level for men. I m 23 yrs old?

What is normal estrogen level for men. I m 23 yrs old?

Under 30: Should be under 30- optimally. But should not be too low like shouldn't be in teens ...Read more

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What happens when a teenage male starts taking estrogen?

Not recommended: He would start developing female secondary sexual characteristics. ...Read more

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Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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